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April 2016

Come Join Us for a Patient Education Talk with Dr. Owen Ellis

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Foothills Surgery Center invites you and your family to join us for a patient education talk with Dr. Owen Ellis, anesthesiologist.  The free health lecture, “Anesthesia: What to Expect Before, During & After Surgery,” will take place on Wednesday, April 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Foothills Hospital, 474 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO, Leo Hill Conference Room.  

Anesthesia can be one of the most anxiety provoking aspects of surgery.  Address your anesthesia apprehension by learning the basics from Dr. Ellis, one of Foothills Surgery Center’s highly qualified anesthesiologists.  Dr. Ellis has more than 15 years of experience as an anesthesiologist and is prepared to respond to your questions.

**Note – Reservations are required!  Please call 303-415-4212 or visit http://bchlectures.org/anesthesia to RSVP.

***Bonus – BCH anesthesiologists will provide a hands-on demonstration of anesthesia approaches following the lecture, from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m.

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

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Did you know two-thirds of blindness and vision impairment occurs in women?  It’s estimated that more than 75% of visual impairment can be prevented or corrected through surgery.  The risk factors for blindness and vision impairment include smoking, excess weight, unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, and exposure to UV rays.  Are you doing all that you can to protect the health of your eyes and those of your loved ones?  If not, consider reading more about eye health care from Women’s Eye Health.org.  And make sure to visit your eye doctor if you think your vision could be worsening!

Is Organic more Nutritious?

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Recent evidence from analysis of over 200 studies shows that organic foods are packed with more beneficial compounds, such as omega-3 fatty acids, plant flavanols, and antioxidants.  These micronutrients are important in protecting the body against disease.  Are you informed enough to make the right decision for your family at the grocery store?  Take a minute to read more about the difference of organic foods here: 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/02/18/467136329/is-organic-more-nutritious-new-study-adds-to-the-evidence